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    September 14, 2012
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morning from a man with a middle eastern accent. he said that he was a member of al-qaeda. he said he planted bombs all over campus that are said to go off in 90 minutes. of fuehrer sparked by a film made in the u.s. has continued -- a furor sparked by a film made in the u.s. has continued since the deadly events of the few days ago. >> anti-american slogans as police tried to push protesters back. they are angry because of an anti-muslim internet video made in the u.s. in iraq, demonstrators around a burning american flag. in cairo, crowds have been gathering for days. protesters continued to attack
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american embassies. they have also turned on the german and british embassies, tearing down security walls. the messages of hate towards america are expected to escalate throughout the day. republicans are expressing concern about america's perceived strength in the middle east. >> i am most concerned about america's failure. it is clear the message throughout the middle east is the united states is week. >> all this as the president vows to punish the killers of our ambassador in libya and three other americans killed on tuesday. >> we will bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. >> already the fbi is headed to the countries to investigate. the libyan authorities vowed to halt the u.s. seek justice. nbc news. >> members of the maryland muslim council are condemning the violence in libya and egypt. >> we want to emphasize the
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killing of diplomats and ambassadors is in no way allowed in our religion. and anyone who does it is not doing the right thing in any way. and we stand with our american brothers and sisters in condemning this violence. >> the council gathered at the mosque in woodland on thursday. it has a congregation of 10,000 people. new at noon, baltimore county police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an elderly couple. and police say they consider matthew a suspect in the death of his grandparents. they suffered a traumatic injury. he has been found on an oklahoma. we are told he is in a local hospital there. baltimore county detectives have traveled to the state and are waiting to interview him. >> baltimore county police are
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investigating two separate garage fires. about two hours later, there was another fire in a garage. crews are on the scenes of both fires, trying to determine the cause of both places. mandatory meetings where officials have introduced -- introduced a new safety and security plan for teachers and administrators. administrators are learning more about detecting trouble and reporting suspicious activity. the county teachers association welcomes the new measures. >> tomorrow there will be information coming out that will help them not only to understand what their role is, but to help the students understand what their role is. and i believe it will be coming out for the parents as well. >> information for parents will be included in a letter from the
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administration. >> boy, another nice noon hour today. lots of sunshine, mild temperatures. this morning started off a little foggy and cloudy, a little on the chilly side in the 50's. but the sunshine is fixing that. the radar, the satellite image -- we see rainshowers. a pretty thin at line. -- a pretty thin line. there's not much to this thing at all. be whether we have had the past few days in essence will continue -- the weather we have had the past few days in essence will continue through the weekend. we will have more details in just a few minutes. the 14-year stint of losing has officially ended. the three-gamee sweep of the res. the birds needed 14 innings to
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get it done. know out in the bottom of the 13th, but could not -- no outs in the bottom of the 13th, but they could not score. it looks like he catches it, but it falls to the end. adam jones scores. they are in oakland right now, getting ready to play the a's tonight. new, several people dead after a bus tumbles into a bus stop. what caused the driver to lose control. control.
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>> covering the nation today, four people dead and eight others seriously injured after an alleged drunk driver drove a bus into a crowd at a las vegas bus stop. he lost control of his car, went airborne, and spun out of control. four passengers in the car are being treated for injuries ranging from serious to critical. the driver is in serious condition at a hospital. he is charged with four counts of dui. of baltimore county driver is
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found guilty of driving into it and apple store. look at the surveillance video. several men are seen jumping out of the vehicle. but things do not go smoothly during the getaway. the driver loses his license plate and that is how he was apprehended. the other suspects have not been identified. still to come, robbery is not the way to get a jump on the latest iphone. that is next in our consumer alert. >> we have some rain out there. we have the forecast just ahead. on the beach, 74 degrees right now. sunshine, a lot of people taking advantage of it. at dwiçcp!
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>> in today's consumer alert, they are doing it again. airfares on the rise. southwest airlines led the price hike by raising prices $10 each way. did not take long for u.s. airways and jetblue follow suit. the domino effect continue with delta airlines and virgin american might -- matching the increase. if you are traveling by air for thanksgiving, the flights will not be cheap, but the cheapest flights you can get will be available starting next week. that is according to farecompare.com. it also says the cheapest flights take off on at thanksgiving or the day before
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and return any day but that sunday. and it is a day to celebrate for apple fans. 3 ordering for the iphone is under way. the new phone is thinner, taller, and lighter than its predecessors. it will operate at double the speed of the iphone 4 and 4s. the double internet speed could make online shopping easier, but several online retailers are starting to collect sales tax on internet purchases. for years, internet companies have been able to avoid those taxes, offering cheaper deals than local stores. but that is all about to change. >> it has been a long battle at the cash register with stores like george's camera collecting sales tax while online giant
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amazon has been selling the cameras without adding tax. >> i think it is unfair to sell for less than the local retailer can do. >> but that is changing. on saturday, amazon will start collecting california sales tax and turning it over to the state, the same way george's camera has been doing it since 1985. that is good news for local merchants since the advantage of online shopping for many consumers has been to avoid paying as much. >> do you believe you have lost money? >> absolutely. >> it was called a use tax and you were supposed to want -- voluntarily pay it to the state. now amazon and other major players will start collecting @. >> it will be cheaper and not having to park and drive and go to the mall is important.
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>> one thing this marketing professor is sure of -- california will see a big jump in sales tax coming from online shoppers. >> with the amount of money amazon will be collecting or we will be collecting off of amazon, that should be a significant amount of dollars in the state. >> and there is the hope that money will come back to the local stores. local merchants say they can now focus on customer service to bring in business. -- dramanew trauma "revolution" premieres this week. it sets a ragtag band of survivors in a world without electricity. wilmington, from north carolina by a series stars.
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>> hi! >> this seems like a movie. this is a major production. i have never seen anything like this on tv. >> hopefully. it feels like a movie to was. i have watched the pilot a couple of times, and i am pretty impressed with what they did in the grand scheme of things. i would watch the show even if i was not on it, and especially if i was not on it. [laughter] >> tracy, tell me what this is about. >> it starts 15 years after the power goes out. it starts with the matheson family goes on this journey to get my characters brother back to safety. -- character's brother back to safety. i seek out my uncle who knows about this world and can help me get him back. along the way, we come across -- it is as grand journey.
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we come across all these different people who must survive all this time and meet a lot of interesting characters and people around the route. and then you get to see what has happened over the years with flashbacks. it is very cool. it answers a lot of the questions quite quickly throughout the series, which keeps -- will keep the audience really engaged and interested. >> billy, tell me about your character. >> global on 0 miles has been hiding out for the past several -- loveable uncle miles has been hiding out in chicago when charlie, tracy's character, comes to find me. he seems to be the last hope to find her brother. he has a special skill set. he is ex-military.
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and along the way, the question of what happened to the power and who knows anything about it, all those things are addressed as well. but it is really this family's quest. >> it is really interesting. billy and tracy, thank you for joining us. we appreciate. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> you can catch the premiere of "revolution" right here on wbal tv 11. >> now your insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> it is turning out to be one of those days. we do have some high, thin cloud, but it has some sunshine other. the radar -- we are seeing some system edging eased four. not much moisture with it
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though. you can see the moisture get back in two parts of ohio and indiana. spotty, scattered showers moving into ohio. they will be even spot a year and more scattered as they get into the mountains. actually as this passes through the east coast, it will be up north of us, pennsylvania, new york state. we are not warming up all that quickly, but 77 degrees already in annapolis. 74 we mentioned earlier in ocean city. 73 westminster. frederick 77. behind the front, you do see a change in temperatures. readings are in the 70's, near 80, all this yellow area use a. it abruptly turns agreement to head out west, where you see these readings in the 50's and 60's. we have been in the 70's and the 80's for the last few days. was the flood goes through, we will actually cool down a little
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bit. -- once the front goes through, we will actually cool down a little bit. these clouds are where the rain is. there is a secondary front behind that. the upper great lakes, that is where most of the action will be as the system goes through. new england will be hit with a symptom -- with the system, but by the time it gets to the chesapeake bay area, it seems like the system will go through our area dry. and we have our storm nadine out in the atlantic. all the computer models are indicating it will stay out there. it will not head toward the u.s. at all. they are not watching much out in the atlantic right now. not much activity. are forecast today -- a few scattered clouds out there. and evening shower. i would rather call it a slight chance for an evening sprinkle. southwest winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour. here is our computer model, it
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indicates what happens by midnight or so. most of the rain is heading into our area. saturday looks fine. sunday looks fine. by the time we get into monday, we begin to see more cloud, and by monday into tuesday, another system coming our way with a higher chance for precipitation. so, the seven-day forecast, and evening sprinkle. otherwise, clear weather with scattered cloud. monday looks fine. by tuesday, we have that chance for some rain, and of course on monday, the eagles and the ravens play in philadelphia. it looks like a 1:00 game on sunday. mostly sunny skies, temperatures very pleasant, mostly in the 70's. >> thank you, john. remember the june storm knocked out power to thousands of
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customers. cruz -- crews restore power in the same amount of time as it did when hurricane irene hits. >> there is a growing gap between the customer expectation for restoration in a hurricane-like storm versus the reality of the system we have today. >> officials maintain if they had known about the storm in advance, service restoration would have been quicker. >> up next, your maryland lottery pick three and picked four numbers.
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>> and now you're maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrates purple friday all day long. >> hat b. purple friday. let's -- have be purple friday. let's play your pick 3 number 3. your pick 3 numbers, 327. the ravens cash fantasy scratch
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off is back. this year, it is different and a little simpler. moving right along to your pick 4 game. 8. a 4. 2. your last number for your pick 4 game. 0 8420. the maryland lottery -- let yourself play. >> of final look at the weather. nice weather. >> a little bump in the road. >> that's all right. >> it might be a sprinkle. lots of sunshine. and other arrangements tuesday or so. sunday, the eagles-raven's game, great weather. >> thank you for joining us for the news at noon. have a great weekend. go ravens!
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